telonium

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τελώνῐον (telṓnion, custom house), from τέλος (télos, due, tax, toll).

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Noun[edit]

telōnium n (genitive telōniī or telōnī); second declension

  1. toll booth
  2. custom house
  3. tariff
    • 2018, Tuomo Pekkanen, Sinae telonia mercibus Americanis imposuerunt [1], Nuntii Latini 6.4.2018:
      Sinae telonia mercibus Americanis imposuerunt.
      The Chinese have imposed tariffs on American goods.

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative telōnium telōnia
Genitive telōniī
telōnī1
telōniōrum
Dative telōniō telōniīs
Accusative telōnium telōnia
Ablative telōniō telōniīs
Vocative telōnium telōnia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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